Sep. 23rd, 1947
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Mary Kay Place's Main TV Roles
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- First big break came in playing wannabe country-western singer Loretta Haggers on cult TV's _"Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" (1976)_ (qv) .
- She recorded two music albums: Tonite! At the Capri Lounge Loretta Haggers (1976) and Aimin' to Please (1977).
- Varsity cheerleader in high school.
- She worked with pop artist John Stewart on his 1979 album "Bombs Away Dream Baby" featuring the hit song "Gold" She sang background vocals on this LP.
- Mary is an aunt of 'Jess Place' (qv).
- Graduate of the University of Tulsa (OK).
- She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was initiated into the Gamma Tau (Tulsa) chapter in 1966.
- Character actress who has found a niche on film and TV playing quirky country moms, including 'Reese Witherspoon' (qv)'s in _Sweet Home Alabama (2002)_ (qv) in both serious and comical settings.